Computer Science Personal Statement

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“Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined.” This is the principle that I follow throughout my life. I have always aspired to choose a career that would mean work that really simulates me and holds a natural appeal for me. Advances in Computer and Information Technology over the past few decades have brought about revolution in science, medicine, education, business, and entertainment. I wish to be part of the future revolution and that is why I want to study Computer Science. My interest in computer science dates back to my school days. I was fascinated with the internet and how it works. Having zeal towards computers I was introduced to 'BASIC' language and on how computers can be used and programmed. After I entered the High School, I was made known how the use of languages like 'C' and 'HTML' benefits our daily life on my personal interest. This made me to select computer science as my career. I hail from a family where education is given the utmost priority. This background inculcated in me a deep inclination for academics from the very beginning and helped to complete my schooling with an aggregate of 83.7% from Bhashyam Public school, one of the best schools in my city. I performed dances during the school anniversary functions and participated in many competitions that were held on that occasion. After my schooling I completed my Intermediate in my home town its self at Narayana Junior College with 86.4%. During my intermediate I joined for the C language course. From the time I finished my course I mastered myself in the programming and logical skills. Later on, my obvious choice was to pursue my under graduation in computers, thus I opted for Computer Science and Engineering branch ... ... middle of paper ... Today, we find ourselves in the golden age of Computer Science. The various facets of this relatively young technology are growing at an unrivalled pace. I believe that in order to be a successful professional in computers field. I need specialized training beyond my undergraduate level to have a competitive edge and help me keep pace with the generation of problems and product applications. Masters will give me the depth of knowledge and exposure and will also act as a catalyst in my career. Hence, I want to pursue graduate studies at a university which has an excellent masters program in all the fields of computer science. NJIT satisfies these criteria perfectly. The research work being performed by the faculty there appeals to me. I am sure that working in such an excellent setup will give me valuable experience and help me to produce excellent results.
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